USA Fruit Parfait!

With the recent news about Osama Bin Ladin I have been feeling quite patriotic lately. What better way to celebrate life, liberty and justice in the good ole’ US of A than with FOOD?! This little dandy is a delicious and nutritious snack; it looks pretty cool too!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of Chobani, blueberry flavor
  • 1/2 cup of blueberries
  • 1/2 cup of red berries (I used a mixture of raspberries and strawberries)
  • Your choice of granola or high fiber cereal (I used Uncle Sam’s with flax seed)

Assemble…and marvel!

Notice the Sears Tower in the background πŸ™‚ I love this city! (I’m aware it is now called the Willis Tower but I will always refer to it as the Sears Tower…)

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Random questions:

1. What do you use yogurt for – do you eat it plain, with fruit, in a smoothie, mostly for cooking, don’t like it at all?

2. What are your thoughts on the Osama Bin Ladin killing – are you relieved, fearful of a revenge attack, couldn’t care less?

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17 responses to “USA Fruit Parfait!

  1. shiningfromwithin

    this is such a cute idea!!! It’d be great for the 4th of July, too! Nice and cold and creamy on a hot summer day. I’m glad Osama has been ‘taken out’ but I think the nation needs to move on and be in peace and not be so forward with the protests about his death, you know? I am glad that such a horrible person no longer exists on this Earth.

  2. Fruit parfaits are the bessst, I always get them when out to brunch at a restaurant! πŸ™‚

  3. Your parfait looks amazing! I always mix fruit and cereal in with my yogurt – I can never it eat plain. The texture alone is too thick or something. Yuck! πŸ˜‰

  4. I have never tried the Uncle Sam’s granola. Looks yummy!

    http://www.birdietobe.blogspot.com

  5. I love greek yogurt with apples and cinnamon. I love that city too and can’t wait to go back this summer!

  6. I love yogurt with fruits and cottage cheese mixed πŸ˜€

  7. I love your parfait! They are so pretty and yours looks extremely good! A parfait is totally calling my name right now!

    Loving the spirit!

  8. I love Greek yogurt plain or mixed with jam or honey, and I love marinating chicken and lamb in itβ€”it makes everything so tender and juicy!

  9. The Sears Tower isn’t the Sears Tower anymore? what? How lame! Your parfait, on the other hand, is anything but lame. It’s beautiful!

  10. Love that the Sears Tower is in the background! I won’t ever call it the Willis Tower either!

  11. love the USA parfait! you could make a cinqo de mayo one with green grapes, stawberries, and oranges slices. WOOHOO!

    The whole bin laden thing makes me feel relief but I know there is so much more we need to take care of.

  12. Yummyummy! πŸ™‚
    I am quite fearful of his death. It’s not like once we killed him Al Qaeda is going to give up and surrender…

    Whitney

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